Custom ISBN Number & Barcode

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As an authorized agent for Bowker, the US ISBN Agency, we’re able to offer our Custom ISBN package: the best and lowest-cost alternative for ISBN purchasing and registration. 

Why pay $150 for an ISBN and barcode through Bowker ($125 for the ISBN and $25 for the barcode) when you can have the exact same ISBN and barcode for $109.99?

Custom ISBN numbers are valid for print books, ebooks, audiobooks, CDs, DVDs and more, and can be used to get your book distributed anywhere in the world.

All ISBN numbers purchased through ISBN Services come with a 100% satisfaction guarantee!

Please Note

Once a Custom ISBN order is placed through Bowker, we are unable to refund purchases.

This package is available for residents of the United States, Puerto Rico, and Guam. If you don’t live in these areas, we invite you to consider our Basic ISBN Package or order an ISBN from your country’s ISBN agency.

Each Custom ISBN Includes

  • 1 13-digit ISBN number
  • High-resolution barcode
  • Your name/publisher name listed in Books In Print database
  • Fast and friendly service
  • 1 business day turnaround

The Process

  1. Your order is received.
  2. After checkout, we’ll send instructions on how to fill out a publisher form we’ll need to process your order.
  3. Your ISBN Services associate will submit your publisher form to Bowker.
  4. Within 1 business day of us submitting the form to Bowker, you’ll receive your ISBN number.
  5. You can then register your book details in the Books In Print database for greater visibility online.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is an ISBN?
ISBN stands for International Standard Book Number and is a 13-digit number that uniquely identifies books and writing-related products.

How many ISBNs do I need?
A single ISBN will cover 1 format of 1 book. So if you’re publishing 1 book in paperback and ebook format, you’ll need 2 ISBN numbers.

Do ISBNs Expire?
ISBNs do not have an expiration date. Once you purchase an ISBN, it will stay in your account forever.

I’m planning to publish in the future. Should I buy my ISBN now, or wait until I’m ready to publish?
You can purchase the ISBN at any time.

Is the charge for the ISBN a recurring or one-time fee?
ISBN only require a one-time fee. There are no recurring charges.


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Quite easy and ex ellent followup

Michael L. 26/01/2023 following an order made on 17/01/2023


I was satisfied with what I received. No problems.

Sheila M. 22/01/2023 following an order made on 14/01/2023


I received everything described in the offer in a timely manner.

Bradley M. 27/12/2022 following an order made on 22/12/2022


this is my first time ordering ISBN and it was very slick to do. I would recommend this app to anyone.

Joyce R. 14/12/2022 following an order made on 10/12/2022


It was a fantastic and easy experience! Made life easy for me

Kimberly K. 03/12/2022 following an order made on 28/11/2022


Good experience. Had trouble understanding next steps, but overall service is good.

Simon M. 26/11/2022 following an order made on 21/11/2022


Great deal and fast service! Great customer service

Crystal L. 30/10/2022 following an order made on 25/10/2022


Well worth the price and service!

Karen R. 15/10/2022 following an order made on 10/10/2022



Kevin K. 10/10/2022 following an order made on 05/10/2022

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